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mushroom i d help please

 
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dpack



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PostPosted: Thu Sep 17, 15 1:56 pm    Post subject: mushroom i d help please  Reply with quote    



im sure i should either know it or be able to find it but what is it ?

tis growing on one of the old apple trees

dpack



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PostPosted: Thu Sep 17, 15 2:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Inonotus hispidus ,perhaps.

Bungo



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PostPosted: Thu Sep 17, 15 2:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

My guess too is a shaggy bracket , but I am no expert .

dpack



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PostPosted: Thu Sep 17, 15 4:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

thanks,it seems to tick all the boxes for it.

pity it turns the inside of the tree to mush as it is a rather handsome beast

i spose malic gerontology is another new thing to learn about

Mistress Rose



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 18, 15 6:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

Pity it causes rot in the tree. Depending on what the tree is, can you take cuttings and graft them onto a suitable root stock before it falls or dies?

dpack



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 18, 15 11:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

there are about 15 more of the same type(newton superb from 2 id's)some of which are very healthy,i recon we take the scions from the best specimens.

grafting is planned,it might even make a few bob

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